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Job Title: Drilling Superintendent/SDE

Locations: Nigeria

Employer: SEPLAT Petroleum Dev. Company Limited

Job Description:

1.   Ability  to contribute effectively in company HSSE programs & systems. Promote active use of the SHIC system and ensure strict compliance with HSSE-MS manual.

2.   Ability to conduct and lead investigations on incidents with team to determine route cause, learning’s and recommendations to Management.

3.   Ability to assess the suitability of new and existing drilling and camp sites for drilling operations.

4.   Ability to provide daily support to the field drilling, completion and well intervention supervisors in all aspects of the planning and execution of well operational activities.

5.   Ability to perform and lead regular technical and HSE audits and inspections as per the HSE plan, the audit plan and contractual requirements.

6.   Ability to provide immediate and effective/efficient solutions to drilling and completion challenges real-time, including down-hole and equipment equipments.

7.   Ability to manage the interfaces between field production, logistics and materials, HSE departments and drilling, completion and well intervention activities, and resolving any conflicts.

8.   Ability to review all service contractors programs for various drilling and completions operations with the aim of optimising the programs and making objective contributions.

9.   Ensure that the drilling contractor and service personnel deliver the highest quality performance and technical integrity of the wells during the execution phase.

10.   Ability to participate and contribute effectively to in Drilling the Limit, DWOP, CWOP, WWOP & AAR meetings for all wells scheduled in the Technical Work Program.

11.   Ability to make decisions under emergency operating conditions to solve problems and protect rig crew, rig and well.

12.   Manage Drilling and Completion contracts by ensuring that the right set of tools are called-off from the appropriate contract without exceeding the ceiling value and the contract validity.

13.   Ability to review detailed and executable Drilling / Completion /Work-over program with the aim of optimising the programs and making objective contributions.

14.   Assist contractor to setup a robust PMS, procurement strategy and / or identify + foster relationship with key OEMs/OEM-agents (local & overseas.

15.   Ensure smooth start up of new rigs (either swamp and land) by coordinating inspection and ensuring follow-up of the punch list and/or the refurbishment the case may be. Ensure reasonable up-time of older rigs.

16.   In charge of full rig acceptance in compliance with industry & international standards and Ensure rigs or contractor has the minimum stock of spare parts required and as per contract.

17.   Follow-up of rig & rig crew performance: HSE, timelines, NPTs, personnel qualifications (Mechanic, Electrician and TP).

18.   Ability to monitor drilling engineering parameters to support drilling operations.

19.   Coaching, development and supervision of younger engineers.

Desired Skills & Experience:

Any Engineering Degree, (MBA added advantage)

Minimum of 10yrs experience in drilling & Completions (at least 6 of which in managing rig operations from the office.) – Excellent understanding of well operations, drilling contractor and rig activities – Excellent oral communication skills – Excellent knowledge of rig equipment – Good knowledge of IADC regulations and standards – Poses valid IWCF Certification – Member of at least one professional body, including SPE.

Company Description: Seplat Petroleum Development Company Limited, formed by two Nigerian E & P companies viz; Shebah E & P and Platform Petroleum, was registered in 2009 as a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for the acquisition of 45% Interest in Oil Mining Licenses 4, 38 and 41.

Type: Full-time

Experience: Mid-Senior level

Functions: Engineering

Industries: Oil & Energy

Job ID: 6407843

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